My Thoughts on the Oscars

  Hey, did, did someone correctly predict four out of five in the major categories?  (And I said I could see Penelope winning, scroll down.)  Maybe I should think about a career in the movie industry?  No, this year was fairly predictable if you’ve been following awards season.  Anyway, quick thoughts on the show in […]

Best Picture

  Here are the nominees for Best Picture of the Year… The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Frost/Nixon Milk The Reader Slumdog Millionaire What could happen:  Somebody could look at me with a straight face and tell me how The Dark Knight wasn’t one of the five best films to come out in the past […]

My Golden Globe Pics

  Alright gang, the Globes is this weekend, and as you can probably guess, I’ve seen almost every nominated film and performance.  Here are my picks for the film categories: Best Performance by an Actress in a Comedy or Musical I could make a case for Meryl Streep in Mamma Mia (the biggest hit) or […]

Slumdog Millionaire

Danny Boyle’s latest is about a young Muslim kid named Jamal Malik.  Needless to say, I really liked this movie.  What, you want to know what it’s about?  Sigh… This is really a movie you need to see to fully appreciate how it’s done, but Slumdog Millionaire frames a large part of its story around […]